March 2020

The Rock Off Weekly Blog

Thursday 26th March, 2020

We have “hung out “ for as long as we can.

NOW it’s time to self-isolate for a few weeks!

Doing our LITTLE bit to save mankind! 

PLEASE NOTE

We may be closed for orders out, but not for £ IN ! 

All payments owed will be greatly accepted & appreciated.

Our licensors and suppliers still want paying regardless!

Be lucky 

PS. You can continue to place your orders, however we can’t process them ‘physically’ until we return. Estimated April 14th, 2020

We will be in touch to confirm our return date, any updates or any change of plan.

"STRANGE DAYS INDEED" sang John Lennon

CORONAVIRUS (COVID -19 ) is indeed strange days 

Hope your all fit and well and your families and friends to. 

Never in our lifetime did any of us think the world would be stopped in this manner. One of our customers said to me early on, this is " WW3 ", he was in my opinion right. It is .

ROCK OFF as you were previously informed is shutting up "shop" for two weeks from 27TH MARCH - 14 TH APRIL to allow our staff to self isolate . We have had numerous calls , emails and texts asking us not to, but it is the right decision for our staff. We need to regroup , reset AND GET READY to trade again. 

We as a business are looking at everything, trying to improve in every category in every way. We encourage all of you not to sit on the couch and be depressed, angry, sad, disappointed, worried or whatever because your store is CLOSED or your website or internet sales are down during this WORLD CORONAVIRUS (COVID -19 ) CRISIS .

We are all in this together and it affects all and everything .

I was sent this last week..

Strange Days Indeed

I believe it too !

Inside ROCK OFF we are a TEAM. LICENSORS, CUSTOMERS and SUPPLIERS are to us ROCK OFF FAMILY. We know this is a tough time for everyone and we will do our best to help all our employees, suppliers and traders through it.

WHICH MEANS "BE POSITIVE", this won't last forever. Be ready to go, be prepared . "if you want peace, prepare for war" Roman general Vegetius Use this saying for your business plan 2020 AND DO YOUR ABSOLUTELY BEST TO BE READY to do the most business you can, use the positives, people WILL come out in their droves after the green light is given for life to resume. 

So many festivals cancelled, so many big chains PO's cancelled as a result, does this mean people don't want music t shirts ? Not a chance ! MUSIC is the soundtrack to our lives. WE will sell more t shirts as a result. Opportunity knocks ! lets grab it.

In June we will launch a fantastic range of polo shirts
RRP £20 WHOLESALE £8 , first come first served.
We will also re invent our SOLD OUT burnout range.
Denim jackets , casual jackets are also due in late June. 

Rock Off will continue with information most days during shut down , Orders are still being accepted but shipping will commence 14th April . Priority will be dependant on payments in and credit limits being observed. Money makes the world go round !

BE SAFE , BE POSITIVE , BE READY , BE LUCKY

Best

Gary

Keep Calm

Wednesday 25th March, 2020

Deliveries today include NEW Guns N' Roses (Ex Tour) range, NEW Baroness,
NEW The Cure, NEW Disturbed
 

Friday 20th March, 2020

NEW DELIVERIES

.....Including NEW Avenged Sevenfold, NEW Baroness (new artist!), NEW Disturbed, NEW The Doors, NEW Rush, NEW Ramones, Marvel, Disney Nightmare Before Christmas & NEW Nirvana Messenger Bag...

Wednesday 18th March, 2020

NEW DELIVERIES

.....Including The 1975, Monty Python, AC/DC, Aerosmith & Slipknot....

ON THIS DAY - 1967
The Beatles

The Beatles Strawberry Fields Forever

The Beatles scored their 13th US No.1 single with 'Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever' on this day in 1967. The song's title is derived from the name of a street near Lennon's house, in Liverpool. McCartney and Lennon would meet at Penny Lane junction in the Mossley Hill area to catch a bus into the centre of the city.

VIEW ALL BEATLES MERCHANDISE

Tuesday 17th March, 2020

NEW DELIVERIES

.....Including New Oasis T Shirts, New Baseball Caps, New Snapback Caps
+ Beanies Restocks

NEW! BASEBALL CAPS

Baseball Caps

NEW! SNAPBACK CAPS

Snapback Caps

BEANIES - BACK IN STOCK

Beanies back in stock

Monday 16th March, 2020

DISENCHANTMENT

Disenchantment

After tackling modern times with "The Simpsons" and the future with "Futurama," producer Matt Groening steps into the past with "Disenchantment." The animated fantasy series geared toward adults takes place in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland. The series is Groening's only production to appear exclusively on Netflix. Rock Off are suppliers of officially licensed Disenchantment merchandise.

VIEW THE DISENCHANTMENT FULL RANGE

Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders ™ © 2013 Caryn Mandabach Productions Ltd. Licensed by Endemol Shine Group, Peaky Blinders and the Peaky Blinders logo are registered trademarks of Endemol Shine Group BV and used under license. All Rights Reserved

VIEW THE PEAKY BLINDERS FULL RANGE

Disney Official Licensed Merchandise

VIEW THE DISNEY FULL RANGE

Friday 13th March, 2020

NEW ARRIVALS & REPLENISHMENTS

.....include The Rolling Stones, Rush, Billie Eilish, Disturbed, Guns N' Roses, Johnny Cash, Michael Jackson, Ramones, The Doors, Yungblud, Biggie Smalls.

BACK IN STOCK

THE BEATLES MAGNETS & MAGNET SETS

The Beatles Magnets

NEW SLIPKNOT DOCUMENTARY
TO AIR TONIGHT ON BBC

NEW SLIPKNOT DOCUMENTARY

Slipknot will storm onto the BBC tonight at 11pm with a brand-new documentary and live performance. Slipknot Unmasked: All Out Life shows features frontman Corey Taylor speaking to camera, spliced between footage of their super-intimate gig at BBC’s Maida Vale studios earlier this year. The Maida Vale show was Slipknot’s smallest gig for 20 years, recorded in front of just over 100 lucky fans in London.

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"THE BEASTIE BOYS STORY" OFFICIAL TRAILER

Beastie Boys Story - Official Trailer | Apple TV+ Spike Jonze has shared the first trailer for his upcoming film Beastie Boys Story. Billed as “the story of three friends who inspired each other and the world,” the movie showcases the history of the New York group as band members Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz reflect back on their 40 years of friendship. The film will premiere in IMAX on April 2nd and on Apple TV+ on April 24th, right on the heels of the 26th anniversary of the release of Beastie Boys’ 1994 album Ill Communication.

View the complete range

2 PAC "ME AGAINST THE WORLD"
ALBUM RE-ISSUE

2Pac Me Against The World Album ReIssue

2Pac originally recorded Me Against The World back in 1995 at the age of 23, in the face of an imminent prison sentence. Across its 15-tracks he takes a reflective tone, exploring issues including poverty, gang violence and police brutality. The record debuted at number one in the US album charts when it was released on the 14th March 1995. Following his incarceration later that year, Shakur became the first artist to have a number one album while imprisoned. The album is being reissued in a 25th anniversary edition this March.

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Tuesday 10th March, 2020

NEW DELIVERIES IN TODAY

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, Billie Eilish, Tupac, Queen, Rolling Stones, Slipknot, Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Led Zeppelin

DEF LEPPARD USA TOUR BEGINS IN MAY 2020

Def Leppard

Def Leppard will embark on a huge stadium tour of North America in May. One of the best-selling music artists of all time, Def Leppard have sold more than 100 million albums. Formed in 1977 in Sheffield they became part of the new wave of the British heavy metal movement.

American heavy metal band Mötley Crue formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee, lead guitarist Mick Mars and lead singer Vince Neil. They are one of the most notorious and successful bands of the hair metal era.

American rock band Poison achieved commercial success in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s and have sold over 45 million records.

View all Def Leppard Merchandise

ROLLING STONES "NO FILTER" USA TOUR 2020

Rolling Stones

There is not much to say about the legendary Rolling Stones that hasn’t already been said. Mick Jagger and his boys are one of the commercially most successful rock bands to ever step on the big stage and are living legends in the rock-business and still going strong! Their No Filter tour begins with a 15-city run of North American stadiums. The tour kicks off May 8th at San Diego's SDCCU Stadium and wraps up July 9th at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Rolling Stones

Friday 6th February 2020

Good Afternoon - Back In Stock Today

Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, ZZ Top

BAND OF THE WEEK

Genesis

This week, Genesis have announced that after a 13 year break they are embarking on a HUGE UK Arena tour.

Named "The Last Domino" tickets went on sale at 9 am this morning 6th March 2020. The tour is set to start in Dublin's 3 Arena and finish at Glasgow's SSE Arena in December, and it will be the first time the trio have performed since their Turn It On Again world tour back in 2007. 

Genesis 2020 Tour Dates:

  • November 16 - Dublin 3 Arena
  • November 19 - Belfast SSE Arena
  • November 23 - Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
  • November 26 - Newcastle Utilita Arena
  • November 29 - London O2 Arena
  • November 30 - London O2 Arena
  • December 2 - Leeds First Direct Arena
  • December 5 - Birmingham Arena
  • December 8 - Manchester Arena
  • December 11 - Glasgow SSE Arena

View the Genesis Range

Wednesday 5th March 2020

NEW! HEADWEAR & ACCESSORIES IN TODAY

Including NEW Beatles Bucket Hat (more designs coming soon), NEW ACDC Cable Knit Beanie (more designs coming soon), stacks of new baseball caps.

New Headwear just arrived

NEW! WOVEN PATCHES

Embroidered Iron-On Patches

Woven Iron On Patches

NEW! DOUBLE SIDED WOVEN PATCH KEYCHAINS

Premium quality double sided embroidered patch keychains. A brand new concept.

** Free Sample Available Upon Request For A Limited Time **

(Just add a note to your next order or email us when you next order and we will add a sample to your box)

Double Sided Woven Patch Keychains

NEW! SNAPBACK CAPS

With front embroidered logo

New Snapback Caps

Breaking News

GENESIS REFORM

Genesis Reform

British prog rock band Genesis have announced that they will reunite for a series of UK stadium shows in November and December. “There’s a Genesis sound which is still there,” said guitarist Mike Rutherford. “I missed it, it’s nice to play it again. The group said that they would be joined by Phil Collins’ 18-year-old son Nicholas on drums for the shows. “He plays like me and he kind of has the same attitude as me,” said Collins. “So that was a good starter.” 

VIEW ALL GENESIS MERCHANDISE

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

NEW DELIVERIES

Deliveries include The Beatles, David Bowie, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd, Run DMC & The Rolling Stones

135,000 ACCESSORIES JUST ARRIVED

PATCHES

CAPS

+

NEW! DOUBLE SIDED WOVEN EMBROIDERED PATCH KEYRINGS

** Free sample upon request for a limited time **

Patch keyrings

View The NEW Patch & Patch Keychain Range

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH NEW ALBUM OUT NOW!

Five Finger Death Punch

View all Five Finger Death Punch Merchandise

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